Padres extend 21 non-roster invitations to Major League Spring Training

SAN DIEGO – The San Diego Padres today announced that they have extended Major League Spring Training invitations to 21 players.  Executive Vice President/General Manager Josh Byrnes made the announcement.

The list of non-roster invitees includes 11 right-handed pitchers, one left-handed pitcher, four catchers, four infielders and one outfielder.  Eight of the invitees have Major League experience.  Additionally, seven of the 21 players were either drafted by the Padres or signed as non-drafted free agents by the club.  Below is a complete list of all non-roster players who will attend 2013 Major League Spring Training:

Right-Handed Pitchers (11)                   Left-Handed Pitchers (1)                       Infielders (4)

Johnny Barbato                                     Robbie Erlin                                          Jonathan Galvez

Wilfredo Boscan                                                                                                    Jedd Gyorko

Brandon Kloess                                    Catchers (4)                                          Gregorio Petit

Sean O’Sullivan                                     Jason Hagerty                                       Cody Ransom

Kevin Quackenbush                               Austin Hedges

Jason Ray                                            Rene Rivera                                          Outfielders (1)

Donn Roach                                          Eddy Rodriguez                                    Travis Buck

Daniel Stange

Matt Stites

Jerry Sullivan

Thad Weber